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Resident Evil 6: Capcom cites 'technical reasons' for on-disc DLC

Capcom has confirmed that some Resident Evil 6 DLC data is stored on retail copies of the game.

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RmanX10001362d ago

Yeah... "technical reasons."

-Mika-1362d ago (Edited 1362d ago )

It is for technical reasons. First off, the extra costumes and colors will be able to be unlocked on Residentevil.net. Second the data on the disc are partial data. Not the full thing. So obviously that stuff wasn't completed or scrapped. Lastly the "no hope" difficulty will be free dlc or unlockable via residentevil.net. You and other users on here need to stop bashing capcom without having the full facts.

In response, Capcom said in a statement this afternoon: "We still have unannounced DLC for RE6 that will be revealed in the coming months"

This is great news. I was hoping that wasn't going to be all the dlc. I hope they add mercenaries reunion and a scenario including Jill. I would buy that in a heartbeat.

matgrowcott1362d ago

The pitchforks are already out, somebody has already lit the torches - you're not going to ruin this mob's night out with something as silly as facts, surely?

CcreapMurda3101362d ago

Is Capcom living up your anus?

KwietStorm1362d ago

You just love bending over, don't you?

HammadTheBeast1362d ago

How is it then, that people have unlocked and are using the dlc if it's partial data? Yeah.

Soldierone1362d ago

OR it could just be partial data so Capcom doesn't have to pay Sony/MS full price for bandwith use....since you only need to download half of the "DLC" and not all of it.

MehmetAlperTR1361d ago

Mika " The Lawyer Of a cRapcom !"

Digimortal1361d ago

dude -Mika speaks the truth man. Do you people not know how to read anymore? or is it that you just don't want to accept that truth and keep on the hate train. Well i salute you my friends. Have fun on that long Hate Train Journey.

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Snookies121362d ago (Edited 1362d ago )

LOL! Yes, that's it... Just like their other games that have disc-locked content. I'm sure those were for technical reasons as well.

LiquidSword931362d ago

Of course! Can't you understand Capcom's pure intentions? /S

Kurt Russell1361d ago

Technically... they want more money.

KillerPwned1362d ago

I don't care what the situation is why cant games just be like last gen or any gen before that and include all the content right from the bat. I get stuff like expansion packs say a hole new story for Borderlands 2. But shit like new costumes for SF4 that shit should already be unlocked when you pay $60 for the game.

This RE6 on disk DLC if its free then why the hell not just include it in the game as an unlockable!?

Heavenly King1362d ago

because it will unlock via RE.net. Still why begin bitching for a difficulty mode?

dedicatedtogamers1362d ago

'technical reasons'

Translation: "technically, we wanted to milk you for all of your money, and technically we could have made it completely downloadable, but technically it was way easier to put it on the disc and make you buy a 76kb code to unlock it."

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Megaton1362d ago

Technically, we have to lock parts of the game out so that we can charge you twice for the same content.

MysticStrummer1362d ago

Lots of people seem to be ok with paying to play online, which I'm pretty sure is content that's on the disc when you buy it. I don't see why people are surprised and outraged by things like this and Online Passes. A large number of gamers have proven to the gaming industry that they are willing to pay more for things they already bought. The industry will naturally try to think of ways to exploit that for profit, and it makes them more money to put content on the disc and then sell you a code to unlock it.

amaguli1362d ago

http://www.gameranx.com/upd...

They are unlockables, except for possible No Hope difficulty which may be free dlc.

vortis1362d ago

Well, it'll be free now because Capcom got busted.

amaguli1362d ago

Ha, most likely. You think they would have learned after the SFxT fiasco that modders are going to open all their games up for now on.

josephayal1362d ago

Looks like I'm done with Capcom

Dovahkiin1362d ago

Most sensible comment of yours I've read.

FOXDIE1361d ago

lol Already done with them since SF4!

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